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BJ Welles (D-TX-27)

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Name: Benjamin Jack “BJ” Welles

Political Party: Democratic

Seat: Texas 27th

Faction: Boll Weevils

DoB: January 24th, 1932

Place of Birth: Brownsville, Texas

Residence: Brownsville, Texas

Race: Caucasian, primarily Scotch-Irish ancestry

Gender: Male

Religion: Presbyterian

 

Family Information:

 

Father, Jackson Benjamin Welles (b.1896 in New Orleans).

Mother, Molly Gallagher Welles (b. 1901 in Galway, Ireland)

 

Educational Information:

BA in Journalism, University of Texas Austin (1958)

 

Occupational Information:

United States Army (1950-1954)

United States Army Reserve (1954-1964)

Crime Beat Reporter, The Brownsville Herald (1958-1961)

Political Beat Reporter, The Brownsville Herald (1961-1965)

Political Beat Reporter (Rio Grande Valley), San Antonio Express-News (1965-1970)

Campaign Manager, Lloyd Bentsen for US Senate (1970)

Political Columnist, San Antonio Express-News (1971-1972)

Campaign Manager, Dolph Briscoe for Governor (1972)

Chief of Staff, Governor Dolph Briscoe (1973-1979)

President, Welles Import-Export (1979-1987)

Congressman of the 24th Congressional District of Texas (1987-Present)



 

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26 minutes ago, Tilsley said:

Is the Kinky avatar making a comeback? #IMembaHim

 

Oh trust me I considered it, but I decided to go with something more regal in fat, drunken late-period Orson Welles (the original namesake for the various Jack Welles I have brought out over the yeras) 

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